Adrianne McNally Named to Academic All-District Team
Friday, February 06, 2009

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Florida Gulf Coast University women's basketball student-athlete Adrianne McNally was named to the ESPN The Magazine College Sports Information Director of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District III Team, it was announced Thursday (Feb. 5). McNally was chosen to the second team.

This marks the second time a FGCU Basketball player has been named Academic All-District, with McNally joining former Eagle Beau Bauer (2007).

The District III team is made up of student-athletes from Division I schools in the states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. To be nominated, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore, a starter or important reserve, and must carry a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher.

McNally, a junior, was the only female Atlantic Sun Conference student-athlete named to any of the Academic All-District basketball team’s. She maintains a 3.46 cumulative grade point average as a pre-nursing major.

On the court, McNally is FGCU’s second leading scorer with 13.4 points per game, and has scored in double digits in 17 of FGCU’s 22 games this season. The Howell, Mich., native also averages a team-high 6.1 rebounds and shoots 49.3-percent from the field and 48.1-percent from three-point range. A 5-11 forward, she ranks second in the A-Sun in field goal percentage and fourth in assists. She is currently second in rebounds (452), third in points (863), and fourth in assists (192) all-time at FGCU.

The Eagles, after Thursday’s (Feb. 5) 102-53 win over USC Upstate, are 18-4 overall and 11-3 in A-Sun play, heading into a Saturday (Feb. 7) game with the Lady Bucs of East Tennessee State. The game will begin at 1:30 p.m. at ETSU’s Memorial Center.